Obituaries

Thomas J. Lacombe – Lincoln

Thomas J. Lacombe, 94, formerly of Manville, died on Friday, January 10, 2020, at the St. Antoine Residence. He was the loving husband of the late Doris Y. (Lafleur) Lacombe. They were married in... more

Roland LaPorte – Smithfield

Roland LaPorte, 77, of Pawtucket, formerly from Greenville, passed away Wednesday, January 15, 2020, at the Hope Health and Palliative Care in Providence, surrounded by his loving family. He was the... more

Marjorie Ann Clemence Chesebro – Scituate

Margorie Ann Clemence Chesebro, a longtime resident of Scituate until 2007 when she moved to Florida with her daughter and family, died on Monday, Jan. 13 at home. She is survived by her son,... more

Jacqueline R. Serafin – Wakefield

Jacqueline R. (Marier) Serafin, 89, of Wakefield, passed away January 19, 2020, surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of the late Michael R. Serafin. Born in Woonsocket, she was... more

J. Robbins Arnold – Cumberland

J. Robbins Arnold, 85, of Diamond Hill Road, Cumberland, died Thursday, January 16, 2020, at Woonsocket Health Center, Woonsocket, surrounded by his loving family. He was the loving husband of 60... more

Marcel Laplante – North Smithfield

Marcel Laplante, 76, of Black Plain Road, North Smithfield, died January 16, 2020, at his home. He was the husband of Lorraine (Bourget) Laplante whom he married September 5, 1970. Born in... more

Paul R. Frigon – Cumberland

Paul R. Frigon, 56, of Cumberland, R.I., passed away on Saturday, January 18, 2020. He was the loving, devoted husband of Michelle Lambert-Frigon. He was employed at Synagro, in Woonsocket, R.I. ,... more

William S. Penhallow – Charlestown

Professor Emeritus William S. Penhallow, an accomplished physicist and astronomer who spent his life studying the universe, has returned to the heavens. On January 15, 2020, at the age of 86, William... more

June King – Lincoln

June (Birchard) King, beloved wife of the late Thomas G. King, Ed.D., passed away peacefully at home on Monday, January 14, 2020. Born on June 26, 1923, she was the daughter of the late Lillian (... more

Nancy Beale Cannon – Framingham, Mass.

Nancy Beale Cannon, age 85, passed away peacefully on January 13, 2020, at home in the Brookdale Senior Living Center, Framingham, Mass. She was born on December 15,1934, and raised in Sagamore, Mass... more

Gerard A. Noel Jr. – Woonsocket

Gerard A. Noel Jr., 82, of Prospect St., passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 14, 2020, at The Holiday with his loving family by his side after a long battle with Parkinson’s Disease. He was... more

Glen R. Bogan – Woonsocket

Glen R. Bogan, 61, died peacefully at Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, on January 13, 2020. Born in Woonsocket, R.I., Glen was the son of the late Molly and Robert “Champ” Champagne and Vincent... more

Lois Laporte – Lincoln

Lois (Bertozzi) Laporte, 71, of Lincoln, passed away Sunday, January 12, 2020, at Rhode Island Hospital, Providence. She was the wife of the late Albert J. LaPorte. Born in Attleboro, Mass., she was... more

Audrey G. Neery – Lincoln

Audrey G. (Briden) Neery, 88, of Smith Street, died Sunday, January 5, 2020, at the home of her daughter, surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Leo Neery and the former wife... more

Gloria R. Turner – North Providence

Gloria R. (Hackett) Turner “Glo” “Gigi,” 91, of North Providence, R.I., passed away on January 11, 2020. Born and raised in Providence, she became the wife of the late Norman I. Turner, Jr. She... more

Joan C. Pontbriand – Lincoln

Joan C. (Houle) Pontbriand, 81, died peacefully, Wednesday, January 8, 2020 in St. Antoine Residence with her loving family by her side. She was the wife of Lucien (Sam) R. Pontbriand of Manville, R.... more

Raymond T. Crandall – West Warwick

Raymond T. Crandall, 92, passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 12, 2020. He was the husband of the late Shirley L. (Sturtevant) Crandall. Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Edward T... more

Raymond T. Whewell – Lincoln

Raymond T. Whewell, 92, passed on January 10, 2020. He was the husband of the late Ruth (Shuttle) Whewell and longtime companion of Claire Eggiman. Born in Stonington, Conn., he was the son of the... more

Marilyn Elizabeth Lewandowski – Blackstone

Marilyn Elizabeth (Perkins) Lewandowski, 82, of Blackstone, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, January 9, 2020. Born in Wellesley, Mass., she was the daughter of the late Anita (Sumner) and Paul... more

Diane M. Courtemanche – North Smithfield

Diane M. Courtemanche, 74, of North Smithfield, passed away surrounded by her family Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020. She was the beloved wife of Gerard L. Courtemanche Sr. of the Village Barbershop,... more

James “Jimmy” Isom – North Providence

James “Jimmy” Isom, 73 years old, passed away on Monday, December 16, 2019, surrounded by loved ones. Jimmy was born in Providence on March 5, 1946, and was the son of the late May Catherine Isom. He... more

Josephine M. Fickle – Lincoln

Josephine M. (Vicino) Fickle, 86, of Lincoln, R.I., and Ocala, Fla., passed away peacefully on Monday, January 6, 2020, in Florida, at the home of her daughter, Lynda, with whom she resided with for... more

Anna M. Allaire – Blackstone

Anna M. Allaire, of Blackstone, died peacefully in her home on January 7 at the age of 100. She was born on November 28, 1919, the daughter of Mary (Fitzgerald) Sarrasin. She was one of four... more

Michael A. Lembo Sr. – Lincoln

Michael A. Lembo Sr., 86, of Lincoln, died Saturday, January 4, 2020, in West Shore Health Center, Warwick. Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Michael and Victoria (DeLuca) Lembo. Mr.... more

John “Joe” DeThomas – Woonsocket

John “Joe” DeThomas, 96, of Woonsocket, passed away on January 1 in St. Antoine’s Residence. He was the husband of Dorothy (Bardell) DeThomas for 74 years. Born in Woonsocket in 1923, he was the son... more

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